HOW DO I GET THE HAIRCUT I WANT?
By Tsiknaris Hairdressers
COMMUNICATION IS THE KEY!
Bring a photo– Bringing a picture along of the style you are after is still the most effective way to show a stylist or colourist what you are thinking – especially when it comes to colour. one persons ‘honey blonde’ is another person’s toast.
Fess up – Be honest with your stylist with what your hair texture is like. Come to the appointment after letting your hair air-dry so they can see it in your natural state. Also let them know what home maintenance you’re prepared to do to achieve your look.
Bare All – explain what your personal style is. What you wear, where you work and how much effort you’re willing to put into your hair.
Show, don’t tell – Have you ever seen a ruler in a salon? Although 2 inches is specific, it is much easier to show your stylist where you want your hair to sit.
Set Limits – never say “do whatever you want” and don’t be shy about speaking up during the process if you’re feeling uncomfortable. If you’re unsure of what you want, let them know what you don’t want and work around that.
HOW CAN I FIND A STYLIST FOR MY CURLY HAIR?
Curly Hair is a tricky one for some hairstylists. We personally love cutting curly hair as each cut is totally individual and has its own personality. The key is to allow the curl to move, work with it and create shape. You need layers internally without going too short. Round shaped haircuts are better for curly hair than any other. You’re stylist should understand this and use cutting techniques such as slicing and brick cutting to create texture and movement. Regarding the frizz, use smoothing balms and even finishing serums and pomades are great because they pump moisture and shine into the hair.
HOW CAN I PREVENT “SPLIT ENDS”?
To help prevent split ends never dry your hair by rubbing it with a towel, instead use a towel like a turban. After washing your hair use a leave in conditioner and brush with the AMAZING TANGLE TEEZER which will remove knots with ease and no stress to the hair. To prevent further breakages, make the effort to get your hair trimmed at least every six weeks. Long hair is particularly prone to split ends, so switch to a specially formulated shampoo & conditioning range such as ALTERNA’S ANTI-AGING CAVIAR RANGE.
HOW FAST DOES HAIR GROW?
Hair grows approximately 1.25cm per month. This is an average figure which varies from person to person depending on a number of factors. Hair grows faster in summer due to ultra violet radiation. It also grows faster in the young and slows down as you age. It can also be slowed by illness and hormones.
HOW DO I KEEP MY HAIR COLOUR VIBRANT AND PREVENT FADING?
Use a shampoo and conditioner formulated for colour treated hair. Try ALTERNA’S CAVIAR ANTI-AGING brightening colour care, refresh & preserve colour.
Key Ingredients & technologies: optical Brighteners enhance colour treated and natural hair colour, bringing out highlights and delivering a healthy looking glow.
Avoid exposing your hair to the sun. Remember that the sun is a natural hair lightener, and over-exposure can cause hair to fade or even change colour. Shampoo or rinse your hair immediately after swimming in chlorine or salt water as chemicals left in the hair can accelerate fading especially when mixed with the sun.
HOW OFTEN SHOULD I HAVE MY HAIR CUT?
We recommend every 5 to 6 weeks. The shorter the style the more frequent the cut.
WHAT’S THE RIGHT CARE FOR MY HAIR?
Using a range specifically recommended to you by a professional that are particularly suited to your hair type. A prescriptive range from shampoo, conditioners through to treatments and styling protectives will be money well spent in the short & long term.
HOW CAN I AVOID DAMAGING MY HAIR WHILE BRUSHING OR COMBING IT?
Ask yourself: are you a hair criminal who is repeatedly guilty of torturing your hair with inappropriate brushes or combs that only tug, tighten and tear tangles from your hair? If the answer is yes, help is at hand. Hair rehabilitation is painless and easy with the amazing revolutionary Tangle Teezer.
Change your hair brush not your lifestyle. A tangle teezer hair brush will break the cycle of broken hair and give tangled hair the brush off. A revolution in detangling hair, it has the ability to flex and not pull upon contact with tangles, gently and effortlessly delivering smooth and shiny hair in an instant.
If you have any questions or concerns, call us and we would be happy to help.
Tsiknaris Hair Brisbane
Tel: 07 3358 5588